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Another Life: The Digitised Personal Archive of Geeta Kapur and Vivan Sundaram

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Completed in 2011, Geeta Kapur and Vivan Sundaram's digitised archive of modern and contemporary Indian art brings to the public a broad range of material collected by Kapur and Sundaram since the 1960s. The collection not only documents the artwork and writings produced and published thus far during Kapur and Sundaram's prolific careers, but also documents events in India's art community over the last 50 years. The full archive will gradually be made accessible through the Collection Online. For the full collection description, please click here.  


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Vivan SUNDARAM, Swimming with Elephants, 2001, digital photomontage, printed by Epson Stylus Pro with Ultra Chrome K3 inks on smooth fine art paper, Epson c, 30.48cm x 59.7cm.

: Swimming with Elephants
: Vivan SUNDARAM
: Vivan SUNDARAM
: This work is from the Re-take of Amrita series. 

Excerpt from Vivan Sundaram , Vivan Sundaram: Re-take of Amrita, Tulika Books, New Delhi, 2001:

'The waters of a pond and a lake merge. Amrita swims from the west to the east. Amrita sometimes used photographs as reference for her paintings. The photographs on the left served for her painting, Elephants Bathing in a Green Pool, done in Saraya in March 1938. The photograph of Amrita swimming in Lake Balaton in 1938 was taken by Victor Egan.'


: Digital photomontage, printed by Epson Stylus Pro with Ultra Chrome K3 inks on smooth fine art paper, Epson c
: 30.48cm x 59.7cm
: 2001
: India
: artwork documentation
: Digital photomontage, Photography, Amrita Sher-Gil
: Vivan Sundaram
: Online
: ©Free Access - no-reuse
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